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Great blue heron, Ardea herodias, AV1486

Physical Description

Tall long-legged grey and brown bird, mounted in a flat-footed walking position, with its PL leg in front. Wings are folded back against its body and head is facing forward and slightly turned toward its PR side. Neck is in an S-curve. Has a tuft of longer feathers on its chest.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 780 x 550 x 270mm

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